There Was an Old Lady. . .
Students alter a familiar short poem or song with synonyms and antonyms. In this synonym and antonym instructional activity, students replace the synonyms or antonyms in the text and discuss the changes in meaning. Students share their words.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts 26 Views 110 Downloads
Text Structure: Features and Organization
Teach learners how to interact with both fiction and non-fiction text with a packet of activities and worksheets. After looking over text structure and the difference in text features between different types of writing, readers analyze...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching Word Meaning Synonyms, Antonyms, and Analogies
Strengthen and enhance your class's vocabulary with a guided lesson plan on word relationships. Focusing on synonyms and antonyms, the lesson plan demonstrates ways to compare and define different words, including word analogies and...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
5-Day Vocabulary Teaching Plan
Reinforce important reading skills with a set of vocabulary lesson plans. Middle schoolers complete sentences, play word games, finish analogies, and build their growing vocabulary with a packet of helpful and applicable graphic organizers.
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Greek and Latin Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
How can adding a prefix or suffix to a root word create an entirely new word? Study a packet of resources that focuses on Greek and Latin roots, as well as different prefixes and suffixes that learners can use for easy reference
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Transitional Words: Beginning, Middle and Concluding
Next time your class is stumped trying to find the perfect transition word to fit in their narrative, remind them to take out this extensive list that is divided into beginning, middle, and ending transitional words.
3rd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Using Words as a Way into Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief
Use the Visual Thesaurus to predict the subject matter of Rick Riordan's book The Lightning Thief. A pre-reading activity encourages middle schoolers to use context clues and word meaning to discover what the book is about. After they...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Frindle Lesson Plan
"Who says a pen has to be called a pen? Why not call it a frindle?" Inspired by this quote from the award-winning novel written by Andrew Celements, this lesson allows children to invent their own terms for common classroom objects,...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable